Finding Bad Cash Flow Notes

No one has ever asked us, “How do I find BAD note deals?” The funny part is, that as a note buyer, we see more bad deals than we do good ones. But isn’t that just the nature of the business? Yes, but it doesn’t need to be so. When beginners start in the note business they spend an inordinate amount of time on what we consider “bad” (or at least extremely "challenging”) deals. These are mortgage and trust deeds that will most likely never be purchased. They include things like: … [Read more...]

Note Buyers Demand Original Promissory Note

In an effort to hang on to homes in foreclosure many owners are telling banks to, “Show Me the Note!” It looks like Wall Street lenders are learning something private note buyers have known for years… When buying and selling mortgages or trust deeds you need to get the original promissory note! Put it in a safe place where it won’t get lost and make sure it comes with endorsements and assignments that follow the chain of ownership. You know, something that proves you own what you say you … [Read more...]

Real Estate Note Investing: “Wow, That Sounds Risky!”

That is the reaction I generally get when I tell people what we do. Or sometimes they will respond with “Oh, that’s got to be tough right now.” Perhaps it is my answer, but mostly it is because many people’s perception has been clouded with everything they hear and read on the news about mortgages and foreclosures over the past few years. … [Read more...]

Top 5 Ways to Buy Mortgage Notes

One of the things that make buying and selling notes so appealing is the multitude of ways an investor can purchase a note. Frankly, you are limited only by your imagination. Well, maybe imagination and reaching a desired yield. Here is a quick look at calculating the cash flow business that even those with math phobias will like. The Top 5 Ways to Buy Cash Flow Notes 1. FULL – A full is just that. Buying the entire note. If the seller has 322 payments remaining, the investor … [Read more...]

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Making Money Using “Buy Full – Sell Short”

One of the most powerful wealth building techniques in the cash flow industry is the “Buy Full – Sell Short” strategy. Capitalizing on the power of compounding interest and the time value of money, it enables note brokers to own rights to future note payments with little to no money of their own. … [Read more...]